Tasha Fairfield

EMU 145
Crater Lake South Room

A public talk on business power in Latin America by Tasha Fairfield, assistant professor of political science, London School of Economics and Political Science at Stanford University.

Her book Private Wealth and Public Revenue in Latin America: Business Power and Tax Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2015) examines how and when the interests of economic elites prevail in unequal democracies through comparative analysis of tax reform in Chile, Argentina, and Bolivia after economic liberalization. The book won the Latin American Studies Association’s Donna Lee Van Cott Award in 2016.